Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

President Trump on Friday abruptly fired the inspector general of the intelligence community, sidelining an independent watchdog who played a pivotal role in his impeachment even as his White House struggled with the deepening coronavirus pandemic.

Some Republicans ‘eager to explain’ vote to exclude witnesses

President Trump's likely acquittal following Friday's mostly party-line vote to exclude witnesses and new documents from the Senate impeachment trial has left questions over the limits of presidential powers. Senators will get the chance to explain their decisions next week. Alexis Simendinger, national correspondent for The Hill, joins Hari Sreenivasan with more on the trial and what comes next.

Trump’s legal team begins defense in Senate impeachment trial

As the Senate impeachment trial continued on Saturday, President Trump's legal team laid out their case against removing him from office, contending the Democratic House managers left out crucial facts during this week's arguments. Jami Floyd, host and legal editor at WNYC New York Public Radio, and Ryan Goodman, co-editor-in-chief of Just Security, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.